Duties of the position may include but are not limited to:Basic Requirements:
* Perform core privileges:
o Preventive health care.
o Initial diagnosis of cardiac diseases, and ongoing treatment of uncomplicated cases.
o Initial diagnosis of dermatologic diseases, and ongoing treatment of uncomplicated cases.
o Initial diagnosis of endocrine and metabolic diseases, and ongoing treatment
o Initial diagnosis of gastrointestinal and hepatic diseases, and ongoing treatment
o Initial diagnosis of hematological and oncologic disease, and ongoing
o Initial diagnosis of infectious disease, and ongoing treatment of uncomplicated cases.
o Initial diagnosis of pulmonary diseases, and ongoing treatment of uncomplicated cases.
o Initial diagnosis of renal disease, and ongoing treatment of uncomplicated cases.
o Initial diagnosis of rheumatologic diseases, and ongoing treatment of uncomplicated cases.
o Chronic disease management of medical diseases, including hypertension , diabetes, ischemic heart disease, congestive heart failure, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, using clinical practice guidelines.
*Conduct skills and procedures:
o Bladder catheterization
o Fracture/dislocation immobilization
o Injection of bursa or joint
o Interpretation of EKG's
o Laceration/wound management and repair
o Splint/reduce fractures and dislocations
Tour of Duty: Monday-Friday; 7:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Physicians are also responsible for on-call duties as assigned, in rotation, and to comply with procedures regarding on-call responsibility.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
- Citizenship of the United States. Noncitizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with Department of Veterans Affairs policy.
- Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed.
- Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia.
- Completion of a first-year residency, or its equivalent, approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which it was completed.
- Proficiency in spoken and written English.
- Physical requirements outlined below.
Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard.
Physical Requirements:There are no physical requirements for providers.They must only be able to practice medicine according to their privileges, in a manner that presents no danger to themselves or others.
"All applicants tentatively selected for VA employment in a testing designated position are subject to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment with VA."
All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document types(s):*Curriculum Vitae
Please use this checklist to ensure you have included other documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), documentation to support Veterans Preference claims, etc.You will not be contacted for additional information.
Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference for 5pt (TP), or 10pt (CP/CPS, XPP, XP), or for Sole Survivor Preference (SSP), on the Occupational Questionnaire in the section(s) provided. A legible copy of your DD214(s) indicating character of service, disability certification, SF-15 (if claiming 10 pt. preference) or if you are currently serving on active duty and expected to be released or discharged within 120 days; documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), or dates of impending separation.Documentation is required for eligibility verification.
Faxing Applications or Supporting Documents: You are encouraged to apply online.Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application. If you are unable to apply online or unable to upload your supporting documents to your online application, follow the directions located at the following site: Fax Options. The Vacancy ID of the job opportunity announcement is 1935483.
NOTE:If you applied online and your application is complete, do not fax the paper application (1203-FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.